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Format: 01/07/2020
Format: 01/07/2020
Aerial view of concrete batching plant and temporary jetty
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Call for apprentices to join growing HPC workforce

THE opportunity to forge a career at one of Europe’s largest construction sites is on offer as an apprentice at Hinkley Point C. EDF Energy is looking for apprentices to fill a number of roles in the supply chain and engineering departments at the new nuclear power station.

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Skills event to showcase Hinkley Point C careers for young people

YOUNG people aged between 16-21 are being encouraged to sign-up to a new initiative to get hands-on at a skills day and meet the people who are helping to build Britain’s first new nuclear power station in a generation, Hinkley Point C.

Students meet Sizewell B apprentices at last year's Suffolk Skills Show
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Energy at the Suffolk Skills Show

The company responsible for building the first new nuclear power station in the UK for a generation wants to inspire future engineers and scientists at the annual Suffolk Skills Show. 

Three tunnel boring machines will be working at Hinkley Point C.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Somerset schoolchildren asked to name giant 'bores'

THERE has already been a Mary, a Jessica and a Phyllis, now local schoolchildren are being asked to find suitable names for a trio of machines which will be burrowing beneath the Bristol Channel as part of EDF Energy’s Hinkley Point C project.
Aerial view of aggregate store and concrete batching plant
Thursday, September 28, 2017

Hinkley Point C site progress

Contracts for the UK’s first new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C in Somerset were signed one year ago on September 29, 2016. EDF Energy’s latest photography and video shows the progress on site where construction is fully underway.
Accommodation units being installed for Hinkley Point C workers
Monday, September 25, 2017

Nottinghamshire firm begins delivery of £50m contract for Hinkley Point C nuclear power station

Caledonian Modular from Carlton-on-Trent near Newark employs about 150 people and was awarded the contract by main contractor Laing O’Rourke. 

The first accommodation units rolled off the factory production line in March and are being delivered to Somerset 96% finished.